Credit Controller Jobs in Kenya

Credit Controller Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary:

  • We seek to hire an experienced Credit Controller who will be tasked with accountability for the entire credit management process, including the consistent application of a credit policy, periodic credit reviews of existing customers, and the assessment of the creditworthiness of potential customers, with the goal of optimizing Sales and minimizing bad debt losses.

  • He/she will be required to support the Sales team in meeting their collections targets and preparing weekly reports highlighting any potential credit risks.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Reconcile debtors sub-ledger to General ledger

  • Maintain weekly collections as per agreed forecasts

  • Identify changes in payment patterns and propose action to avert indebtedness

  • Share monthly sales/tonnage analysis reports

  • Maintain an updated collection report

  • Research disputes and resolve queries within specified timeframes, manage disputes related to Collections

  • Daily posting and allocation of receipts

  • Provide information for recommending bad debts provision in line with credit policy

  • Ensure all Client reconciliation issues are raised with respective departments and sorted and/or escalated to the Finance Director

  • Follow up Withholding VAT not remitted by customers

  • Ensure Withholding VAT certificates are correctly posted in debtors ledger

  • Collect all outstanding debt from customers within the credit control policy and as per set targets.

  • Ensure correct weekly debtors reports circulation for debtors meeting and cash inflow forecasts

  • Ensure monthly debtors’ statements generation and emailing.

  • Ensure credit accounts are created in the system with all requisite KYC information.

  • Co-ordinate monthly collection meetings.

  • Present analysis to support credit application for accounts with exceeded credit limit or terms.

  • Secretary to the
    credit committee ensuring timely provision of information and follow up on corrective action.

  • Supervise debt collection through third party

  • Monitor the actual and projected exposure against credit limit.

  • Circulate debtor statements to clients as per set timelines.

  • Ensure credit policy relevancy, compliancy, and adherence (Held, Suspended Accounts)

    Skills & Qualifications;

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration.

  • At least CPA part 2 qualification.

  • 5 years’ experience in a busy credit control department

  • Proficient in spreadsheets, databases, MS Office and financial software applications

  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to perform multiple tasks and meet critical deadlines while maintaining accuracy and quality.

  • Proven ability to make complex and time-sensitive decisions in the best interests of the organization.

  • Strong analytical and organizational abilities with great attention to detail

  • Ability to work alone with minimum supervision.

  • High level of integrity, resilient and energetic individual

    How to Apply

  • If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Credit Controller) to

  • on or before Friday 19th February 2021.

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